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Arminna Destination Guide

Explore Arminna in Egypt

Arminna in the region of Aswān is a town in Egypt - some 403 mi or ( 648 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Arminna

Current time in Arminna is now 11:34 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabuk, Wadi el- Arab, Suhaj, Qina, and Naj' ash Shatb al Kabir. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tabuk . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Arminna ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Nil Egypte

1:48 min by senakht
Views: 5057 Rating: 5.00

Quelques photos prisent sur le Nil en Egypte avec www.visite-egypte.com ..

No6 Αίγυπτος Κομ_Ομπο

3:07 min by rontonapoleon
Views: 1186 Rating: 5.00

Μια παρέα φίλων ταξίδεψε στην Αίγυπτο από τις 21 έως 29 Δεκεμβρίου 2008. Ανέβηκαν τον Νείλο με το ποταμόπλοιο AMARANTE από το Λούξορ έως και το Ασουάν. Ταξίδεψαν μέσα στην έρημο μέχρι και το ΑΜΠΟΥ ΣΙΜ ..


Egypt - Temple of Kom Ombo (2001)

4:27 min by robbiedeclercq
Views: 601 Rating: 5.00

The temple of Kom Ombo ..

Nil , l' Egyptien 3 : 3

10:10 min by forcefleuve
Views: 331 Rating: 0.00

Le Nil et ses temples mysterieux ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo or Ombos or Latin: Ambo (Not. Imp. sect. 20) and Ombi – is an agricultural town in Egypt famous for the Temple of Kom Ombo. It was originally an Egyptian city called Nubt, meaning City of Gold (not to be confused with the city north of Naqada that was also called Nubt/Ombos). It became a Greek settlement during the Greco-Roman Period.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.47 32.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, Populated places in Aswan Governorate, Roman sites in Egypt, Titular sees in Africa

Temple of Kom Ombo

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu.

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Located at 24.45 32.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 2nd-century BC architecture, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Egyptian temples, Former places of worship in Egypt, Hellenistic architecture

Gebel el-Silsila

Gebel el-Silsila or Gebel Silsileh is 65 km north of Aswan, where the cliffs on both sides of the Nile narrow. The name Kheny (or sometimes Khenu) means "The Place of Rowing". It was used as a quarry site from at least the 18th Dynasty to Greco-Roman times. On the west bank are rock cut shrines for Horemheb, Seti I, Ramesses II and Merenptah. A chapel dedicated by User, vizier under Hatshepsut, is also located there.

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Located at 24.63 32.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Roman sites in Egypt